Thursday, December 22, 2011

Non-Alcoholic Eggnog

Non-Alcoholic Eggnog Recipe

Ingredients

4 egg yolks

1/2 cup sugar 

2 cups milk 

Pinch of Cloves

Pinch of cinnamon 

1 cup cream 

1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

1 In a large bowl, use a whisk or an electric mixer to beat egg yolks until they become somewhat lighter in color. Slowly add the sugar, beating after each addition, whisking until fluffy.
2 Combine the milk, cloves, and cinnamon in a thick-bottomed saucepan. Slowly heat on medium heat until the milk mixture is steamy hot, but not boiling.
3 Temper the eggs by slowly adding half of the hot milk mixture into the eggs, whisking constantly while you add the hot mixture. Pour the mixture back into the saucepan.
4 Cook on medium heat, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon, until the mixture begins to thicken slightly, and coats the back of the spoon. It helps to have a candy thermometer, but not necessary; if you have one, cook until the mixture reaches 160°F. Do not allow the mixture to boil, or it will curdle. (If the mixture does curdle you may be able to save it by running it through a blender.) Remove from heat and stir in the cream.  Let cool for one hour.
5 Mix in vanilla extract and nutmeg.
Chill.
 Yield: Makes 1 quart. Serves 4-6.

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5 comments:

Lynnie said...

Looks yummy! I needed a recipe to make for the kids on Christmas eve.

I like that you are all sisters and named with the letter "B"! Our daughters are Abbey, Allison, and Amber! Merry Christmas!

shopannies said...

oh yummy and what a little snack to go with it check this out http://shopannies.blogspot.com/2011/12/tasty-snack-or-appetizer.html

Jill said...

Sounds delicious!

Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
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Jami said...

I heart eggnog but have never made it myself...thanks for sharing the recipe! So happy to have you link up to the Tuesday To Do Party at The Blackberry Vine!
Happy New Year!
Smiles!
Jami
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Trish said...

I have never made eggnog before - it looks delish! Thank you so much for sharing at Taking A Timeout Thursday! I hope to see you back this week.

Trish - Mom On Timeout
http://www.MomOnTimeout.com

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